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What will I learn?

The Double Degree in Business and CNM is offered jointly by the NUS Business School and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

In today’s global environment, the line separating communications and media studies and business is blurring, and often graduates from communications and media programs are expected to perform tasks that entail business training e.g. market analysis, marketing campaigns while business graduates are expected to know how to effectively communicate with a company’s publics, manage a crisis or chart out technology trends.

Likewise, in today’s converging media environment, communication professionals are expected to have a broad range of knowledge and creative skills from critical thinking and excellent writing to the ability to create publications, websites and other interactive environments. Combined with modules in new media and communication management, CNM’s modules in visual and game design seek to enrich student’s experience and prepare them for this converging field.

NUS’ Business programme prepares students for managerial leadership in the global economy. Its broad-based curriculum benefits from the comprehensive academic breadth and intellectual intensity of our national university. Articulate students that embrace technology will find good fit in this CNM and Business double degree programme that promises to nurture an attractive breed of media-savvy business professionals.

The double degree program (DDP) offers six choices for students:

  • BBA(Hons)/BSocSci(Hons) – a double honours degree programme
  • BBA(Hons)/BA – a single honours double degree programme
  • BSocSci(Hons)/BBA – a single honours double degree programme
  • BBA(Acc.Hons)/BSocSci(Hons)- a double honours degree programme
  • BBA(Acc.Hons)/BA- a single honours double degree programme
  • BSocSci(Hons)/BBA(Acc)- a single honours double degree programme

Which department am I in?

NUS Business School

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
SG$20,550.00 (11,60,361) per year
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

NUS Business School

Mochtar Riady Building, BIZ 1, #1-2,

15 Kent Ridge Drive,

119245, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should have completed a good pass in at least 3 ‘Advanced’ Level subjects is required for candidates to submit an application. Many applicants submit good passes for 4 or more ‘Advanced’ Level subjects for our consideration. English Language Requirements: EL1119 minimum acceptable score C6; IELTS - 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Reading and Writing components; MUET-200; TOEFL - 580 for paper-based / 92-93 for internet-based.

For international students

Students may be admitted to the DDP in one of the following ways:

  • Direct application by students with relevant “A”-level, Polytechnic or equivalent qualifications ; or
  • Application by students at the end of the first year of study in the FASS or Business School. Students further along in their programmes may be admitted on an exceptional basis.

FASS students who plan to enroll in this DDP after the first-year are encouraged to read at least two Business modules to enable them to better understand the Business programme. Similarly, Business students who plan to enroll in CNM are encouraged to read at least two CNM modules.

Current students have to apply to the DDP through their home Faculty/School, which will forward successful applications to the partnering Faculty/School.

The minimum Cumulative Average Point (CAP) requirement for acceptance to the DDP is 3.75 out of 5.0. The applicant will also need to meet the minimum prevailing admission criteria of both Faculty/School, that is, the applicant must have:

A pass in 'AO' Level Mathematics or 'O' Level Additional Mathematics, or otherwise demonstrated equivalent preparation.

English Language Requirement: Applicants may present any of the following to fulfill the English Language requirement: IELTS - 6.5 overall with 6.5 in Reading and Writing components; MUET – 200; TOEFL - 580 for paper-based / 92-93 for internet-based; EL1119 - C6.

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